Category Archives: God’s Presence with us

Delighting in God 2

December 9 Yesterday, we talked about the fact that God delights in us… and offers us Himself to be the Source of what delights us. This can certainly lead us to a false premise… that God exists only for our … Continue reading

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Where’s the Power?

November 20 “Then Peter said (to the man lame from birth), ‘Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.’” …(the lame man) jumped to … Continue reading

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God’s Guidance

November 19 “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) For all of us, there are those … Continue reading

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Pictures from Texas

August 30 No doubt, like me, you are moved by the pictures of the devastation we have seen, coming from Texas, in the news lately. So much water. Bringing so much hardship and destruction and suffering. It is so hard … Continue reading

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A God of Faith

August 1 “Have the faith of God!” (Jesus, literal translation from Mark 11:22) A few days ago, we talked about faith in God… I wanted to return to this phrase, because it is so packed with promise and possibility. We … Continue reading

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“Under Sonstruction”

July 28 “But to all who believed Him… He gave the right to become sons of God.” (John 1:12) I used to paint quite a bit. Not rooms. Real paintings – nature scenes, mountains, lighthouses, etc. I actually learned the … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love

July 24 Today, I want to follow-up on my thoughts about trash and treasure, by attempting to answer an objection that runs deep in the hearts of the skeptical. I hear this objection often when it comes to the issue … Continue reading

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